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alehouse

[ eyl-hous ]
/ ˈeɪlˌhaʊs /
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noun, plural ale·hous·es [eyl-hou-ziz]. /ˈeɪlˌhaʊ zɪz/.

a tavern where ale or beer is sold; bar; pub.

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Origin of alehouse

before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See ale, house
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British Dictionary definitions for alehouse

alehouse
/ (ˈeɪlˌhaʊs) /

noun

archaic a place where ale was sold; tavern
informal another name for pub
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